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People, planet and prosperity

What “values-based” means for you

By Civic Credit Union
2 min read
May 14, 2024
What “values-based” means for you

Civic is People First, Planet Always and Prosperity for All. In short form, this means:

People First

  • Focus on people before profit
  • Provide equitable access to resources
  • Create member-centric products and services
  • Advocate for member success
  • Assure operational transparency
  • Commit to a diverse staff with equitable compensation and inclusive opportunities

Planet Always

  • Identify and implement ways to help reduce energy use, and drive innovation to reduce energy consumption
  • Maintain carbon neutrality for all Civic office locations
  • Evaluate our operations and vendor relationships for low impact means and methods
  • Achieve Platinum LEED certification for our campuses (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
  • Explore opportunities to support government efforts in alternative energies

Prosperity for All

  • Serve the underserved, identifying members in economically distressed communities to improve members’ lives and build strong communities
  • Work in the interest of all, so that every life is better for being a part of our credit union
  • Consistently develop member-centric financial solutions, like sustainable lending and development and affordable housing
  • Explore the needs of new types of small business
  • Support local nonprofits that work to close human service gaps

How do we walk our talk? Spend a few minutes with our Impact Report and our Strategic Plan to find out.

People First, Planet Always and Prosperity for All. That’s the Civic difference.

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